Rick Snyder

State Will Cover Funding Match For UP Flooding Damage

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flood damage, Upper Peninsula, Houghton County
Nicole Walton / WNMU public media

The state of Michigan will spend up to $7.4 million to help Upper Peninsula communities qualify for federal matching funds available to address damage from June flooding.

Construction Cones
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More than 150 stalled road projects across Michigan will resume because road builders have agreed to end a lockout of a union of heavy equipment operators.

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Capital Correspondent Cheyna Roth and Morning Edition Host Emily Fox discuss the week’s political news.


Rick Snyder
WKAR-MSU

Gov. Rick Snyder is looking at the possible activation of National Guard heavy equipment operators as an option to resume road projects stalled by a lockout.

Rick Snyder
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Gov. Rick Snyder is leaving Friday for an eight-day investment mission to China, his eighth trip as governor to Michigan's third-largest export market.

Flags at half-staff
Rick Pluta / WKAR-MSU

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered that U.S. and Michigan flags be lowered to half-staff for five days in honor of the late U.S. Sen. John McCain.

The Contenders 16 for '16
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Michigan politicians from both sides of the aisle remembered US Senator John McCain, who passed away after a long fight with cancer on Saturday.

Detroit skyline
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Michigan plans to build a new veterans home at the site of a former military housing complex in suburban Detroit.

Capital building photo
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Gretchen Whitmer ha ganado la nominación Democrática para Gobernador de Michigan, venciendo a dos competidores para avanzar a la elección de noviembre para suceder al Gobernador Republicano, Rick Snyder.  

Gretchen Whitmer photo
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Former legislative leader Gretchen Whitmer will lead Michigan's first all-female statewide ticket in the November election, winning the Democratic nomination for governor and pitting her against Republican state Attorney General Bill Schuette, an ally of President Donald Trump.

Rick Snyder
WKAR-MSU

Gov. Rick Snyder has toured a water system project in a city near Kalamazoo that's dealing with chemical contamination in its public water system.

Detroit Breaks Ground On New International Bridge

Jul 17, 2018
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Michigan and Canadian officials broke ground Wednesday on the US port of entry site for the Gordie Howe International Bridge.  

Michigan Capitol
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Michigan has about 150 new laws. Governor Rick Snyder finished going through a pile of bills that were sent to him before the Legislature went on its summer break.    


Electric Bike
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Michigan drivers will have to allow at least 3 feet of clearance or a "safe distance" while passing a bicyclist on the road under bills signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

smokestacks photo
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Michigan's environmental oversight agency will now have its own private industry panel.

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